CovalentCareers, Inc. (“CovalentCareers,” “we” or “us”) owns and operates the CovalentCareers career development services platform, located at www.covalentcareers.com, and also owns and operates online publication and resource websites, located at newgradoptometry.com, newgradphysicaltherapy.com, newgradoccupationaltherapy.com, and newgradspeechtherapy.com (collectively, the “Website”). The Website provides a platform for healthcare professionals to educated themselves, connect with other healthcare professionals, and obtain career development services (collectively, the “Services”).
As you use the Website and our Services, we will collect information from you directly, automatically, and passively. The types of information that we collect fall under two general categories: personally identifiable information (“PII”) and non-personally identifiable information (“non-PII”). PII consists of any information that can be used to specifically identify you as an individual, whereas non-PII consists of aggregate information or any information that does not reveal your identity. This information may be obtained from you, a third party, or through your use of our Services.
We use the GPS location service through your mobile carrier or computer device to help us determine your location. We collect this information and use it to assist in providing the Service.
Should you choose to directly contact us, we will collect your name and any contact information you may provide us.
We automatically collect certain analytic information related to how Users use the Website and our Services. This generally involves the collection of log files. Any time you visit the Website, our servers automatically gather information from your browser (such as your IP addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider, referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, number of clicks, etc.). This information is collected and stored on an aggregate basis.
You may at any time call us at 858.780.4450 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request: (a) access to and/or sharing of your information; and/or (b) complete deletion of your information. Upon such requests, we will comply timely and will not charge for such requests or actions we may take as a result of such requests.
We use the information we gather about you for any or all of the following reasons:
We may disclose the Information that we collect in the ways described above, and to comply with the law, and to protect us and other Users of our Website and Services. For example, we may share information with:
We want to make sure that your Information is properly protected. To that end, we employ physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the security and integrity of PII, non-PII, and all other information stored in our database. However, please be aware that despite our best efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security. You must take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, phone, and computer by, among other things, keeping your username and password private. You agree that we are not responsible for lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity via unauthorized password activity.
CovalentCareers uses payment services provided by Stripe.com to process payments. Stripe is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. Please visit the Stripe.com security page for a detailed explanation of Stripe security.
If a breach of data occurs with our Website, we will notify you via email within thirty (30) business days of discovering the breach.
You may access and modify, or delete the personal information that you have submitted by logging into your account and navigating to your account settings to modify or delete your account. You can also call us at the number listed below, or email us at the address listed below, and we will assist you with accessing, modifying or deleting your personal information.
In the event CovalentCareers receives a “do not track” notification with respect to any User, CovalentCareers will cease tracking that User’s PII and non-PII.
The Website and the Service are for those over the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13. The Website, the Services, and their respective features are not directed at children under the age of 13. In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), any information we may receive from Users we believe to be under the age of 13 will be purged from our database. In the event a child under the age of 13 interacts with us in violation of our Terms of Service and provides PII or non-PII, that child’s parents or legal guardians may review the information we collect on that child, require us to delete the information from our records, and/or refuse to allow further collection of information by calling us at the number listed below, or email us at the address listed below.
Because many Users tend to use our service at different points of their career, we retain your personal information for continued service and convenience purposes until you advise us not to do so. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may retain personal information in order to comply with applicable laws, keep accurate records, resolve disputes, prevent fraud, enforce our Terms of Service or other agreements, or for any other legally permissible purpose.